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GSC Cabinet – Opportunities to Serve!

Posted By Sara B. Taylor, Monday, September 14, 2015
Service to the profession is an important component of any career. While all graduate student members of ASTR are de facto members of the GSC, there are more opportunities to get involved in the management of ASTR’s grad interests via election to the GSC Cabinet.

The GSC Cabinet consists of the following positions, elected by the GSC membership:

1.     GSC President, Representative to the Executive Committee*

2.     GSC Vice President, Representative to the Committee on Conferences

3.     GSC Vice President, Representative to the Annual Conference Committee

4.     GSC Secretary/Historian

5.     GSC Representative to the Committee on New Paradigms in Graduate Education

* GSC President and Representative to the EC is elected each year in May during the ASTR General Election. Stephanie Vella (CUNY Graduate Center) will serve as president for the 2015-16 term.

We are pleased to announce several opportunities to serve on the GSC Cabinet for the 2015-16 election year!

Open Cabinet Positions

GSC Vice-President and Representative to the Committee on Conferences

SCOPE & DUTIES

  • Assists the GSC President in oversight of GSC operations & initiatives
  • Represents the GSC general membership to the ASTR Committee on Conference
  • Acts as liaison between ASTR Committee on Conferences, the GSC cabinet, and GSC general membership
  • Oversees and assists the GSC Mentorship Committee
  • Helps to oversee the operations of the GSC collectively
  • In the following year’s election, automatically becomes a nominee for the position of GSC President in the absence of other nominations

TERM: One year (e.g. November 2015 – November 2016)

GSC Vice-President and Representative to the Annual Conference Committee

SCOPE & DUTIES

  • Assists the GSC President in oversight of GSC operations & initiatives
  • Represents the GSC general membership to the ASTR Annual Conference Committee
  • Acts as liaison between ASTR Annual Conference Committee, the GSC cabinet, and GSC general membership
  • Oversees and assists the GSC Conference Assistance Committee
  • Helps to oversee the operations of the GSC collectively
  • In the following year’s election, automatically becomes a nominee for the position of GSC President in the absence of other nominations

TERM: One year (e.g. November 2015 – November 2016)

GSC Secretary / Historian

SCOPE & DUTIES

  • Assists in scheduling GSC meetings
  • Takes minutes at GSC meetings and distributes minutes and notes to the GSC membership
  • Serves as historian to take photos at meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Oversees and assists the ASTR Peer Mentorship & Networking Committee
  • Helps to oversee the operations of the GSC collectively

TERM: One year (e.g. November 2015 – November 2016)

GSC Representative to the ASTR Committee on New Paradigms in Graduate Education

SCOPE & DUTIES

  • Represents the GSC general membership in the Committee on New Paradigms in Graduate Education
  • Oversees and manages joint initiatives between the GSC and the ASTR Committee on New Paradigms in Graduate Education
  • Acts as liaison between the New Paradigms in Graduate Education Committee, the GSC cabinet, and the GSC general membership
  • Oversees and assists the GSC Web Resources Committee
  • Helps to oversee the operations of the GSC collectively

TERM: One year (e.g. November 2015 – November 2016)

The Nomination/Election Process

If you are interested in one of the following cabinet positions, please nominate yourself by sending a 250-word (max) bio and recent photograph to graduatestudentcaucus@astr.org. In your bio, please including:

  • Institution
  • Research Interests
  • Service Experience
  • Vision for the Position and for the GSC

You must email your nomination no later than 11:59 pm EST on 20 September 2015; please put “ASTR GSC Cabinet Nomination” in the subject line of your message. If you do not receive a response within 48 hours acknowledging your nomination, please contact current GSC President, Kellen Hoxworth (graduatestudentcaucus@astr.org) and GSC Secretary, Sarah Campbell (safogart@indiana.edu).

GSC Members will receive an email with a link to begin voting on 1 October 2015. Voting will be completed the by the 7 October 2015 @ 11:59 pm EST. Results will be announced no later than 12 October 2015.

 

Self Nomination Deadline: Sunday, 20 September 2015 @ 11:59 pm EST                                                        

Voting: Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:01 am EST - Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 11:59 pm EST

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